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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Francis Child
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
February 24, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 451-452

SAML. JOHNSTON TO FRANCIS CHILD, ESQUIRE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 24th February, 1788.

Sir:

I have this day received a Letter from Mr. Winder, the Commissioner appointed to settle the accounts of this State with the United States dated the 11th at Halifax informing me that he should call on you at Kinston on the 15th and would be immediately ready to proceed on the business of his Commission. I hope you will be

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equally ready to receive him as the time limited for that business is only six months, and the State may suffer by delay.

I am with great respect, Sir,
Your Obedient Servant,
SAMUEL JOHNSTON.